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Archive: June, 2010

Name the Union's postgame celebration

Wednesday, June 30, 2010, 9:30 AM
Jumping to conclusions. (Jonathan Tannenwald/ When Sebastien Le Toux jumped into the Sons of Ben at the end of the Union's Lincoln Financial Field debut, I figured it was just a one-off thing. But it happened again after Sunday's opener at PPL Park, with Andrew Jacobson leading the charge... Read more

Rank and File: Sounders at Union

Tuesday, June 29, 2010, 9:30 AM
First of all, in case you missed it last night, be sure to check out my exclusive interview with Seattle Sounders TV and radio broadcaster Arlo White. He brings a unique mix of perspectives to American soccer, having come to America after many years calling sports for BBC Radio Five Live. Now for... Read more

A voice worth listening to

Monday, June 28, 2010, 10:50 PM
We are lucky that J.P. Dellacamera is the play-by-play announcer for local broadcasts of Philadelphia Union games. He brings decades of experience with American soccer to the booth, and is capable of speaking both to the seasoned soccer fan and the curious new observer. But of all of the play-by-play... Read more

Take Two: Seattle at Philadelphia Union

Monday, June 28, 2010, 4:46 AM
Philadelphia Union 3, Seattle Sounders 1 The game: Photos | Marc Narducci | Kerith Gabriel | Kerith on Jeff Parke | Seattle Times The fans: Jeff Gammage | John Smallwood | Josh Fernandez | You Talkin' To Me? Your eyes are not deceiving you. There really is soccer on the back page of the Daily... Read more

Game 10: Seattle Sounders at Philadelphia Union

Sunday, June 27, 2010, 12:49 PM
PPL Park is ready for its official debut. (Jonathan Tannenwald/ Time: 5:00 p.m. EDT Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. Television: ESPN2 (Glenn Davis and Kyle Martino) Just in time for the United States' elimination from the World Cup, the Major League Soccer season has resumed. So we turn... Read more

Live blog: United States vs. Ghana

Saturday, June 26, 2010, 8:42 AM
Time: 2:30 p.m. EST Venue: Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenberg, South Africa Television: ABC (Ian Darke and John Harkes) and Univision (Pablo Ramirez and Jesus Bracamontes) ARLINGTON, Va. - Greetings from one of the truly legendary gathering places for American soccer fans, Summers Restaurant. It won... Read more

PPL Park transportation information

Friday, June 25, 2010, 10:52 AM
There's a ton of coverage of PPL Park's opening in today's Inquirer and Daily News. I've put together a rundown of all of the staff stories below. You'll also find an advertising supplement in the Inquirer. Before we get to that, though, it's time to answer one big question about the stadium: how... Read more

Welcome to the good side of history

Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 10:37 PM
There is a reason why journalists are referred to as professional cynics. It's not just that we're supposed to do the best we can to view the world objectively. More than a few people in this line of work are naturally inclined to be pessimistic about things. I'm sure you've figured out by now that... Read more

Peter Nowak throws first pitch at Phillies game

Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 10:36 PM
For a soccer guy, this throw is pretty good. Read more

Live blog: United States vs. Algeria

Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 1:37 AM
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